Malva sylvestris 'Zebrina'
- Upright spikes of white & purple-striped flowers
- Great substitute for Hollyhocks, for those who don't have the space
- A popular selection of a durable plant
Malva sylvestris 'Zebrina' blooms the entire summer. Its fantastic soft pink flowers with striking, raspberry-purple markings, cover the plant from early summer until frost. Tolerates heat and drought well, once established. Very tough!
Uses: Borders, Cottage Gardens, Cut Flower, Mass Planting, Landscapes
Nature Attraction: Butterflies
Critter Resistance: Rabbit
Notable Features: Heat & Drought Tolerant
Growth Habit: Upright
Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow Mallows in full sun, in moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soil. May require staking in rich soils. Malvas may be short-lived, but often self-seed.